On Tuesday night the Forney City Council presented Atmos Energy mascot “Gus the Gopher” with an Official Proclamation in recognition of National Safe Digging Month, after which representatives from the energy company graciously donated a natural gas detection tool to the Forney Fire Department.
Joined by Atmos Energy officials alongside the company’s official mascot Gus the Gopher, Mayor Rick Wilson read “Whereas over forty percent of hazardous leaks are caused by excavation damage to natural gas distribution systems.
As the May General Election approached the voters will clearly hear a diverse debate regarding a taxpayer approved multi-million dollar bond package that is being proposed for the construction of a new north side community park.
On Thursday evening approximately two dozen Grayhawk homeowners gathered at the swimming pool to candidly discuss many of the issues affecting Forney with Incumbent mayor Rick Wilson and Candidate’s Michael Lopez, Ken Hill and Dr. Reef Gullum.
The voters of Forney are facing a very important election and although many voters understand the issues facing their community, many may not be familiar with the new candidates seeking election on May 4, 2019.
On Monday evening a large group of Forney voters gathered at Doe Belly’s Catfish Café to speak with Incumbent Mayor Rick Wilson, and to meet the new candidates’ seeking election in the May 4, 2019 City Council election.
On Tuesday night the Forney city council accepted the conditional resignation of Forney Municipal Judge Margaret Spain to become effective May 1, 2019.
On Tuesday night the city council again heard from lifelong Forney resident John Gibson as he requested the council not annex his family property into the city limits.
Tuesday night North Forney High Senior Kamryn Turnbow was recognized by the Forney City Council for making Forney ISD history with an outstanding showing at the Houston Livestock Show.
The voters of Forney will soon have the opportunity to overhaul their city council, or to again place their trust in incumbent Mayor Rick Wilson and incumbent council member’s Mary Penn, Shaun Myers, Kevin Moon and David Johnson.
Soon the taxpayers of Forney will face a big city council election and because there is a lot at stake the voters may need a detailed racing form to understand which horses are seasoned thoroughbreds and which horses are nags ridden by a jockey with a self-serving financial interest.